Bertrand du Guesclin

1320 - 1380

Bertrand du Guesclin

Bertrand du Guesclin (c. 1320 – 13 July 1380), nicknamed "The Eagle of Brittany" or "The Black Dog of Brocéliande", was a Breton knight and an important military commander on the French side during the Hundred Years' War. From 1370 to his death, he was Constable of France for King Charles V. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bertrand du Guesclin has received more than 173,916 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 243rd most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Bertrand du Guesclin ranks 243 out of 1,194Before him are Tōgō Heihachirō, Dietrich von Choltitz, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Eli Cohen, Henning von Tresckow, and Maurice Gamelin. After him are Hans von Seeckt, Jean Victor Marie Moreau, Kurt Meyer, Kurt Knispel, Pierre Augereau, and Omar Bradley.

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Among people born in 1320, Bertrand du Guesclin ranks 4Before him are Toghon Temür, Valdemar IV of Denmark, and Peter I of Portugal. After him are Blanche of Namur, Vukašin of Serbia, John Hawkwood, Ragibagh Khan, Beatrice of Bourbon, Queen of Bohemia, Galeazzo II Visconti, Cápac Yupanqui, and Louis I of Naples. Among people deceased in 1380, Bertrand du Guesclin ranks 4Before him are Catherine of Siena, Charles V of France, and Haakon VI of Norway. After him are Mamai, Inca Roca, Manuel Kantakouzenos, Emperor Kōmyō, Elizabeth of Poland, Queen of Hungary, and Theodoric of Prague.

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Among people born in France, Bertrand du Guesclin ranks 737 out of 4,109Before him are Jean Meslier (1664), Louis the Blind (880), Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736), Madame Roland (1754), François Fénelon (1651), and Maurice Gamelin (1872). After him are Robert Curthose (1054), Léonin (1135), Sophie Marceau (1966), Vincent Auriol (1884), Joanna of Bourbon (1338), and Germaine of Foix (1488).


Among military personnels born in France, Bertrand du Guesclin ranks 28Before him are Joseph Joffre (1852), Syagrius (430), Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne (1611), Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1753), Nicolas Oudinot (1767), and Maurice Gamelin (1872). After him are Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763), Pierre Augereau (1757), Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902), Jacques MacDonald (1765), Robert Nivelle (1856), and Louis-Gabriel Suchet (1770).

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